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A framework for the current state of understanding of technology entrepreneurship

Abdullah, Syahida (2010) A framework for the current state of understanding of technology entrepreneurship. In: The First Seminar On: Entrepreneurship and Societal Development in Asean (ISE-SODA 2010) "Achieving Regional Growth through Entrepreneurship Education", 27th February-1st March 2010, City Bayview Hotel Langkawi. ASEAN Universities Consortium of Enterpreneurship Education (AUCEE), pp. 221-226. ISBN 983-2078-36-4

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Technology entrepreneurs and entrepreneurs may be similar in that they grab opportunities and optimize resources to attain high proft margins. Further, technology entrepreneurship is vital in the current globalization and liberalization economy. This paper presents a theoretical framework for understanding technology entrepreneurship through the lens of entrepreneurship and innovation. The proposed theoretical framework suggests a relationship between the entrepreneurial endeavors, which is the combined score of identifying and evaluating opportunity, developing business plan, optimizing resources, and managing the firm, with technology in the innovation realm. We believe that the proposed framework of technology entrepreneurship will add to the existing literature of entrepreneurship and understanding of technology entrepreneurs. This framework also has the potential to impact the teaching academia and administrators working in the area of entrepreneurship and technology entrepreneurship development; and entrepreneurs and technology entrepreneurs themselves.

Item Type: Book Section
Additional Information: This seminar is collaboration between The Co-operative and Entrepreneurship Development Institute (CEDI) of Universiti Utara Malaysia; National Entrepreneurship Institute (INSKEN); Universiti Padjajaran (UNPAD), Bandung; Universiti Komputer Indonesia (UNIKOM) and Prince Songkla of University (PSU), Thailand.
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HB Economic Theory
Divisions: School of Business Management
Depositing User: Mrs. Norazmilah Yaakub
Date Deposited: 22 May 2011 07:48
Last Modified: 24 Apr 2016 03:00
URI: http://repo.uum.edu.my/id/eprint/2980

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